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Maggie Sparks and the Monster Baby

Author: Steve SmallmanIllustrator: Esther Hernando

When Maggie the witch gets jealous of her annoying new-born brother Alfie, some warm-and-fuzzy magic soon helps to bring the family back together. Highly relatable for older siblings, this delightful early chapter book, with super-fun, lively black-and-white illustrations, is perfect for reading aloud or for newly confident independent readers.  

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  • World Book Day Recommended Family Read 2022
  • Steve Smallman: Sheffield Children’s Book Award 2009 (winner)
  • Black representation
  • Mixed-heritage representation
  • Diverse cast
  • Female lead